Prince Harry may have “huge regrets” that he did not get to say goodbye to Prince Philip in person as he has spent the last year living in the US with wife Meghan Markle and their son Archie. Buckingham Palace announced the death of Prince Philip at the age of 99 on Friday. Harry quickly scrambled to arrange a flight after learning the news and will be attending the funeral ceremony scheduled for next Saturday.
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ers told talkRADIO that Harry will be feeling “huge regrets”.
He told radio host Kevin O’Sullivan: “Philip was always very fond of Harry.
“He has a tremendous relationship with his grandchildren. Him and Harry always got on famously.
“He respected Harry immensely for his gallant military service.”
Prince Harry will have ‘huge regrets’ that he did not get to say goodbye to Prince Philip in person
A period of national mourning will end after 17 April, when Prince Philip’s funeral takes place
Mr Myers continued: “He had been protected from what had been going on recently, with the fallout of the Oprah Winfrey interview.
“We understand that Harry is coming back and he will potentially have huge regrets that he didn’t get to say goodbye to his grandfather in person.
“That is a tremendous shame.”
Earlier in the interview, Mr Myers added: “I don’t think we will know the true toll this has taken on the Queen for some time actually.
“I think the family will have to rally around her now because Philip will have left a giant hole in her life.”
The Duke of Sussex will fly from the US for the service but his wife, Meghan Markle, who is pregnant, will remain at home
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The Queen has described the death of her husband as “having left a huge void in her life,” according to the Duke of York.
A period of national mourning will end after 17 April, when Prince Philip’s funeral takes place at Windsor Castle’s St George’s Chapel.
A national minute’s silence will be held to coincide with the start of the service at 3pm.
The Duke of Sussex will fly from the US for the service but his wife, Meghan Markle, who is pregnant, will remain at home in California on the advice of doctors.
Harry is hoping to arrive back in the UK as early as Sunday, according to the Telegraph.
One source told the newspaper: “He has spoken to everyone over the last 24 hours. They are his family.”
Members of the Royal Family will walk behind the coffin ahead of the funeral at Windsor Castle.
Source: EXPRESS CO UK